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Brad Pitt Makes a Statement About Climate Change by Channeling a Weatherman

He parodies our not-so-comical climate situation on The Jim Jeffries Show.


Rich Fury

Brad Pitt may have won an Oscar, a SAG award, two Golden Globes, and an Emmy (among countless other titles and nominations), but his latest role is the real must-see: doomsday weatherman on The Jim Jeffries Show. Wearing a not-so-great tan suit, an ecru-colored button-down, and a particularly unfortunate brown printed tie, Pitt manages to make us wish he was actually our very own local weatherman.

Following President Donald Trump’s recent decision to pull out of the Paris Climate Agreement, Pitt made a very short appearance on the brand new Comedy Central show Tuesday night to provide a glimpse of our climate change forecast. In his presentation, he waves his hands in pretty much all directions of the parodied (though not entirely dishonest) map of the world. “So things are going to be getting warmer in, um, this area here…and this area here,” he says pointing to the map, which is ominously covered in little suns and lightning bolts.

The camera then pans back to Jeffries, who asks Pitt about any future forecasts. Pitt smiles and bluntly states, “There is no future.” Welp.

Pitt has for the most part remained out of the public eye while settling his divorce. He first began to re-emerge with a quick appearance at this year’s Golden Globes, and later, a cover spot on last month’s issue of GQ Style. In an interview with the magazine, he opened up about his time away from public view. “For me this period has really been about looking at my weaknesses and failures and owning my side of the street,” he said.

One thing Pitt hasn’t kept hidden, however? His disagreement with many of President Trump’s policies. The actor previously spoke out against President Trump before he was elected in a September interview with T Magazine. “Man, I never thought [Brexit] would happen. Same way I can’t bring myself to think that Trump will be in charge. In the simplest terms, what brings us together is good, and what separates us is bad…. Coming from Oklahoma, southern Missouri, which leans more toward a Trump voice, I try to understand it.”

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A pre-divorce Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt arrive at the premiere of By The Sea in Hollywood, in November 2015. The couple were together from 2005-2016.

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Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie attend the Global Summit to End Sexual Violence and Conflict in London in June 2014.The couple were together from 2005-2016.

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Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt, who met on the set of Mr. and Mrs. Smith, arrive for the premiere of The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (2008). The couple were together from 2005-2016.

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Where it all began: Brad Pitt and then-girlfriend Robin Givens in Los Angeles. The couple were together from 1986-1987.

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Actress Shalene McCall and Brad Pitt enjoyed a brief dalliance after meeting on the set of TV show Windmills of the Gods. The couple dated in 1987.

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McCall and Pitt are again spotted in Beverly Hills. The couple dated in 1987.

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Brad Pitt and Jill Schoelen, who dated for one year, are spotted by paparazzi. The couple were together from 1988-1989.

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On-set co-stars, Brad Pitt and Jill Schoelen enjoyed a brief relationship that drew great media attention. The couple dated in 1987.

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Brad Pitt and Jill Schoelen at the 20/20 Club in Los Angeles. The couple dated in 1987.

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Brad Pitt & Christina Applegate during 1989 MTV Video Music Awards in Los Angeles, California. The couple were together from 1988-1989.

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Christina Applegate and Brad Pitt spotted again in 1989. The couple were together from 1988-1989.

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Brad Pitt and actress Juliette Lewis enjoyed a lengthy long relationship in the public eye. Here they are in 1991. The couple were together from 1989-1993.

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Brad Pitt and Juliette Lewis at the AMC Theater in Santa Monica, for the premiere of Thelma & Louise (1991). The couple were together from 1989-1993.

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Brad and Gwyneth Paltrow attend the Hamlet Broadway Play Opening Night Performance in 1995, in New York City. The couple were together from 1994-1997.

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Gwyneth Paltrow and Brad Pitt, 1996. The couple were together from 1994-1997.

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Brad Pitt and girlfriend actress Gwyneth Paltrow arrive before the 68th Annual Academy Awards on March 25, 1996 in Los Angeles, California. The couple were together from 1994-1997.

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Brad Pitt and actress Gwyneth Paltrow attend The Devil’s Own New York City premiere on March 13, 1997, in New York City. The couple were together from 1994-1997.

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Actress Claire Forlani and actor Brad Pitt attend the 50th Annual Writers Guild of America Awards in 1998, in Beverly Hills, California. The couple dated in 1998.

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Brad and Jennifer attend the Rock Star premiere in 2001 in Hollywood. The couple were together from 1998-2005.

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Actress Jennifer Aniston and actor Brad Pitt attend The Mexican Westwood premiere in 2001. The couple were together from 1998-2005.

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Brad Pitt and Jennifer Aniston, married for five years, appear here at the 51st Annual Primetime Emmy Awards, in 1999. The couple were together from 1998-2005.

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The couple, thought to be an American institution, divorced in 2005. Here the couple make an appearance at the 59th Annual Golden Globe Awards. The couple were together from 1998-2005.

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